World Humanitarian Summit attacks ‘broken’ system –

8 months ago Comments Off on World Humanitarian Summit attacks ‘broken’ system –

The way world powers respond to humanitarian crises has been labelled “broken” at a gathering of world leaders in Istanbul.

As the first UN World Humanitarian Summit drew to a close on Tuesday in Istanbul, some delegates pushed for a larger overhaul of the system.

“It is shameful how the rich world moans about the refugees, and leaves the poor to shoulder the burden. Europe must do more,” Winnie Byanyima, executive director of the aid group Oxfam International, told Al Jazeera.

At the centre of the summit was a document that lists a number of core commitments, to use global leadership to prevent and end wars, to uphold the norms of humanitarian law among others.

But the commitments contained in the document are non-binding, making it a declaration of intent rather than action.

Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports from Istanbul.

Source:Β Al Jazeera

World Humanitarian Summit attacks ‘broken’ system –

Related Posts

Top 3 Shocking Social Experiments of 2016 Compilation!

3 months ago
Subscribe to BuzzPranks for the Best Prank Videos! SUBSCRIBE HERE –)) Video by: Video by: Video by: Read More

my morning routine teen mom

7 months ago
Instagram page cerca: paradisichiara (unica ed ufficiale pagina gestita solo da me) facebook page: Snapchat paradisichiara glamour page: twitter: @chiara_paradisi ( CON LOS STESSO NOME CERCAMI SU... Read More

Celebrity News 101

4 months ago
Well Hello there once again folks. Today we bring you some great celebrity news brought to you by Rad and Bloon. Who knows which celebrity could show up on... Read More

The Reality About Cloning Of Hollywood & Music Industry Celebrities

3 months ago
Video Rating: / 5 Artist : Hollywood Undead Music Video : Undead Director : Jonas Akerlund Support the band by buying their music. β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬β–¬ Follow me on Twitter... Read More
Real Time Web Analytics